A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 139 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (86 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -177.8709° West, latitude -19.657° South, depth = 560.69 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 560.69 km (348 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/03/19 / 2019-03-24 18:04:04 / March 24, 2019 @ 6:04 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000k8my. Event ids that are associated: us2000k8my. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:04:04 / 6:04 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 139 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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